Lease this WebApp and get rid of the ads.
Joe for Jack
Re: Matteson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 19:46

I don't know for sure who thought of the idea first, but I thought it was Matteson who suggested it to Finn. Regardless, there was so much there in that brief license application card.. what's already been mentioned as well as the "passed red lihgt" or something to that effect. It would have been very difficult for Hauptmann to have denied the connection had it been presented to him under the right conditions.

  • MattesonJack, Fri Feb 16 15:08
    Well, of course "Matteson's idea" was correct, but hadn't Finn thought of it earlier and been turned town? Was a no brainer and mentioned above and on the forum many times. Perhaps not mentioned on... more
    • Re: Matteson — Joe for Jack, Fri Feb 16 19:46
      • Q'sJ............, Mon Feb 19 03:15
        I always figured it was too late to bring Charlie back, so not too important. Also was going along the lines of he could have been caught earlier. Too bad, probably wouldn't have been so many... more
      • MattesonJack, Mon Feb 19 02:45
        Didn't Finn write a book or article(s)? on "Hoe I Caught the Lindbergh Kidnapper? Has anyone ever seen a copy of that? Might be more interesting than Schoenfeld's book which I hear isn't worth much.... more
        • Re: MattesonJoe for Jack, Tue Feb 20 08:37
          Finn co-wrote an article titled "How I Captured Hauptmann" for Liberty Magazine, that appeared in seven installments in late 1935. I'm not sure if anyone's ever complied the collection but it would... more
          • Get Rid of...Jack for Joe, Wed Feb 21 03:32
            Me too. I think CAL could have pretty easily hidden Charlie away if he'd wanted to. He almost was doing that anyway. History is filled with lots of incorrect children that weren't murdered off by... more
          • fINN'S liberty ARTICLESRichard E Sloan, Tue Feb 20 16:59
            I think the entire series of Finn's articles are in the Police Mus. and Learning Center in W. Trenton. I also think that LKC buffs Sam Bornstein and Nancy Attardo may have them. Sam reads and posts... more
        • True Evidence in TLCj....., Mon Feb 19 02:46
          Above was "Jack for Joe."
      • Re: MattesonJoe , Sat Feb 17 08:50
        On second thought, Hauptmann would have had little problem explaining this somehow and then, as Gardner put it, flitting down to the next fence post.. waiting for the next question..
Click here to receive daily updates